Famous Monuments



Famous monuments

Hozomon Gate, Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa, Tokyo
The Famous Monument,Asakusa Shrine was built in 1942,

the building is very unique because this is the only monument that

gives a free taste of what japanese people eat and drink.

Like many other constructions, the Hozomon Gate was also destroyed many times, but it was always reconstructed by powerful rulers or donors. The gate before the one we see today was built by Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu in 1649 and lasted until 1945, when was destroyed during the World War II. The today’s gate was built with money donated by the founder of the New Otani Hotel, Yonetaro Otani.